(1878 - 1965)
Abraham Walkowitz was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation. Abraham Walkowitz is known for modernist figure-genre, town-landscape painting, drawing.
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Biography Abraham Walkowitz
The following is by Dr. Theodore W. Eversole:
Walkowitz (1878-1965 ) is perhaps best known for his watercolor studies
of Isadora Duncan and the dance. However, Walkowitz laid claim to being
the first to exhibit truly Modernist paintings in the United States.
After 1909, he became an intimate of Alfred Stieglitz' 291 Gallery, and
whilst there became a participant in the debate over Modern Art in
America. Walkowitz was an outspoken proponent of the continuous
experimentation in the arts, which was his definition of Modernism. As
an artist, Walkowitz embodied the changing role of the Modernist
painter in the United States, as Modernism moved from avant-garde
protest against established modes to be
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